NEWS AND UPDATES
|» MASCORP RSA RECEIVES COMMENDATION FROM JAPAN AIRLINES|
On August 8, 2013, Mr. Jasson Miscreola, a Ramp Services Agent from RSD T1 was recognized for reporting an oil spillage. Mr. Miscreola was able to report an oil spillage before Japan Airlines flight JL745 arrives on its bay assignment. As an operational procedure, ramp personnel assigned on JAL flights are required to conduct FOD Check (Foreign Object Debris Check) before the arrival of the aircraft. While checking Bay 09 for any FOD, Mr. Miscreola noticed the said spillage and reported it to the maintenance manager of Japan Airline.
Japan Airlines recognized Mr. Miscreola’s action which shows his dedication in performing his duties and function. Former JAL Station Manager, Mr. Hideo Kosaka, handed Mr. Miscreola a certificate of commendation and a gift check worth 500 pesos.
|» ANA CELEBRATES TANABATA FESTIVAL|
Tanabata Festival is a Japanese tradition wherein people write their wishes on tanzaku papers (colourful, small strips of papers) and hang them on bamboo branches. People also decorate bamboo branches with various kinds of paper decorations and place them outside their houses.
It is said that tanabata's origin dates back to more than 2,000 years ago with an old Chinese tale. Once there was a weaver princess named Orihime and a cow herder prince named Hikoboshi living in space. After they got together, they were playing all the time and forgot about their jobs. The king was angry at them and separated them on opposite sides of the Amanogawa River (Milky Way). The king allowed them to meet only once a year on the seventh day of the seventh month in the lunar calendar. Tanabata literally means the night of the seventh, and it's also known as the star festival. It is believed that Orihime and Hikoboshi can't see each other if the day is rainy, so people pray for good weather and also make wishes for themselves.
In the Philippines, our client All Nippon Airways regularly celebrates Tanabata Festival. Last July 6 & 7, 2013, bamboo trees were positioned in front of the check in counter at NAIA Terminal3 and at the boarding gate. Tanzaku papers were given to all the passengers taking the flight on the said dates. Some ANA staff from its Makati and Airport office as well as selected MASCORP Agents wears the traditional Japanese summer costume called yukata. Happi, a traditional Japanese coat worn during festivals were worn by MASCORP PSA while performing their duties on flight.
|» MASCORP LEADERSHIP TRAINING|
The Training Department partnered with Arc Docendi Inc., for a complimentary leadership training. Arc Docendi Inc., a multinational training institute provides seminar on John Maxwell’s 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership facilitated by its CEO, Mr. Lex Cajilig. The seminar started on February 5, 2013 and ended on August 7 2013. Mr. Eric Nuque, Training and Development Manager arranged the schedule of employee-participants batch by batch. The Training Department gathered Six (6) Batches for the whole duration of the program attended by Duty Managers, Supervisors, Lead Agents and other Staffs from Operations, Admin, Human Resources, Purchasing, and the Finance Department.
Each batch was consisted of 25-30 participants. Also,. The MASCORP Training Room located in Terminal 1 was reserved and was used as the training venue every Tuesday, two (2) hours a week. All who successfully attended and completed the seminar cycle received their certificates of attendance.
According to Mr. Nuque, the objective of the complimentary cycle of John Maxwell's 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership is not only to present the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership but also to encourage the employee-participant to reflect on his/her leadership experience and to work on specific projects that will directly involve the participant's team using John Maxwell's principles.
|» Inauguration of New Motorpool|
The long wait for the construction of the MASCORP’s Motor pool and Warehouse project had finally came into an end as it had its inauguration last January 13. Attended by various partners in the industry, the inaugural ceremony of MASCORP Motorpool was celebrated by Msgr. Modesto M. Teston. After the blessing of the building a short program follows. The MASCORP General Manager, Mr. Emerson Bonoan, delivers a short speech. A ribbon cutting which sig- nifies that the project was formally open for operation was led by MASCORP VP for Human Resources, Legal & External Relations, Atty. Marivic Moya.
Located along the General Aviation Area, the construction of the project started with a ground breaking ceremony last May 16, 2013. The Motorpool was constructed on an approx- imately 2,500 sqm lot and now houses the company’s equip- ments being used for the daily ramp operations. The Mascorp motorpool is also being utilized for repairing, washing, repainting and maintaining of the said equip- ments. It also serves as a ware house for the company mate- rials and supplies.
The completion of the MASCORP Motorpool project signi- fies another success for the company. A project that the whole MacroAsia Airport Services Corp. can be proud of.